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ID: 300404208
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300404208

 

Record Type: concept
epic poetry (poetry, <poetry and poems>, ... Associated Concepts (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Form of poetry comprising long narratives celebrating on a grand scale the adventures and deeds of one or more heroic figures, ordinarily concerning a serious subject significant to a culture or nation. Classical epic poetry employs dactylic hexameter and recounts a journey.
 
Terms:
epic poetry (preferred,C,U,LC,English-P,D,U,B)
poetry, epic (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
heroic poetry (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
epische poëzie (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  B.BM

Hierarchical Position:

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.... Associated Concepts (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of <concepts in the arts and humanities>
........ <concepts in the arts and humanities> (G)
Hierarchy of <genres in literature and performing arts>
............ <genres in literature and performing arts> (G)
Hierarchy of <genres for literature>
................ <genres for literature> (G)
Hierarchy of <poetry and poems>
.................... <poetry and poems> (G)
Hierarchy of poetry
........................ poetry (G)
Hierarchy of epic poetry
............................ epic poetry (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Vorm van poëzie met lange vertellingen waarin uitgebreid de avonturen en daden van een of meer heldhaftige personages worden bezongen, vaak met betrekking tot een serieus onderwerp dat van belang is voor een cultuur of volk. Klassieke epische poëzie is geschreven in dactylische hexameters en beschrijft een reis. 

Related concepts:
related to ....  epic literature
..................  (<genres for literature>, <genres in literature and performing arts>, ... Associated Concepts (hierarchy name)) [300404209]
required for ....  epic poems
......................  (narrative poems, <poems by form>, ... Associated Concepts (hierarchy name)) [300253035]

Sources and Contributors:
epic poetry............  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
.......................  Hainsworth, Traditions of Heroic and Epic Poetry (1989) title
.......................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) sh 85044306
epische poëzie............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.............................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.............................  UvA Talen
.............................  Van Dale Online Woordenboek (2014-)
heroic poetry............  [VP]
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
poetry, epic............  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
.......... Hainsworth, Traditions of Heroic and Epic Poetry (1989)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... UvA Talen
.......... Van Dale Online Woordenboek (2014-)

 

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